Stolen Identity. Legal news and articles for August 24 - 31, 2014

Medical identity theft: How the health care industry is failing usHow to protect yourself against identity theftFamily Identity Theft Is UglySheldon Woman Charged With Forgery/Identity TheftHPD releases identity of man accused of stealing van with 5 kids insideBrookhaven man nets prison term for identity theftMore College Kids Becoming Targets for Identity TheftCrime Stoppers: Identity TheftHoward Ain, Troubleshooter: Counterfeit check scam, stolen identitiesResident's identity stolen, used in IndianaSebring woman accused of identity fraud, grand theftFormer USD football player pleads guilty to identity theftMetro woman has her photos, identity stolen on FacebookResidents Keep ID Theft Unit BusyResidents keep ID theft unit busy

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State charges woman used stolen identity to finance, register cars in NC
News & ObserverAugust 21, 2014

RALEIGH — State Division of Motor Vehicles investigators arrested a woman at her home outside Raleigh and charged her with using stolen identity information to get a North Carolina ID card and to register and finance cars in a scheme that they said ...more »

Hackers steal data from 4.5 million hospital patients, some in north Alabama
whnt.comAugust 18, 2014

If you get a notice that your personal information may have been compromised, taking certain steps quickly can minimize the potential for the theft of your identity. If the stolen information includes your financial accounts, take steps to address ...more »

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Medical identity theft: How the health care industry is failing us
FortuneAugust 31, 2014

... Security Number and health insurance numbers—to order goods and services that are never delivered and to bill organizations like Medicare and Medicaid, those activities are more profitable than drugs, prostitution, and other crimes they may pursue ...more »

How to protect yourself against identity theft
MarketWatchAugust 29, 2014

The elderly are often specifically targeted for identity theft. Identity theft and fraud against the elderly is a particularly insidious problem because in many instances, once the senior realizes that he or she has been scammed or made the victim of ...more »

Family Identity Theft Is Ugly
Huffington Post (blog)August 29, 2014

Identity theft isn't just the stuff of exciting movie and TV dramas; this happens in real life—and often. In fact, that Target breach that made headlines, Neiman Marcus, those 1. 2 Billion records the Russian cyber gang hacked: all identity theft.more »

Sheldon Woman Charged With Forgery/Identity Theft
KIWARadio.comAugust 28, 2014

sheldon police pd car door logo Sheldon, Iowa — A Sheldon woman has been arrested on charges of Identity Theft and Forgery. Sheldon Police say that the charges against 30-year old Dina Elizabeth Escobar stem from an attempt to use a stolen identity in ...more »

HPD releases identity of man accused of stealing van with 5 kids inside
KPRC HoustonAugust 28, 2014

FIVE CHILDREN RANGING FROM THREE TO SIX YEARS OLD WERE KIDNAPPED WHEN THE VAN THEY WERE IN WAS STOLEN. THE TRAUMATIC EVENT STARTED AT THIS JACK-IN-THE-BOX PARKING LOT OFF WEST BELLFORT AND PARKING ...more »

Brookhaven man nets prison term for identity theft
Delaware County Daily TimesAugust 28, 2014

... Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations, Department of State Diplomatic Security Service, Department of Labor Office of Inspector General, and Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigations. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S ...more »

More College Kids Becoming Targets for Identity Theft
ABC6OnYourSide.comAugust 27, 2014

COLUMBUS (Lu Ann Stoia) -- The course schedules have been made and dormitories assigned, but one thing college students may still need to figure out is how to keep from having their identities stolen as they are moving in. According to the Federal ...more »

Crime Stoppers: Identity Theft
WRCB-TVAugust 27, 2014

In cases of identity theft, it is nearly impossible to get surveillance pictures of the initial crime happening; whether they find your personal information in the trash, or make their own imprint of your credit card when you pay for something. When ...more »

Howard Ain, Troubleshooter: Counterfeit check scam, stolen identities
WKRC TV CincinnatiAugust 27, 2014

The multimillion dollar scheme involved identity theft and fraudulent checks. Fortunately, U.S. postal inspectors were able to bust the operation. Officials found blank checks, check printing programs, check stock, fraudulent identifiers, bank account ...more »

Resident's identity stolen, used in Indiana
NewcanaannewsonlineAugust 26, 2014

A New Canaan resident fell victim to an Internal Revenue Service fraud, in which her Social Security number might have been used to receive a tax refund, according to a police report. The 55-year-old woman told police Aug. 14 that she received a letter ...more »

Sebring woman accused of identity fraud, grand theft
Highlands TodayAugust 26, 2014

The report stated Korzep had a Florida ID for the victim, and a bank teller, realizing the check was stolen, told Korzep she was going to verify the check with the account owner “who was sitting in the lobby.” Korzep allegedly then took the ID card and ...more »

Former USD football player pleads guilty to identity theft
Sioux Falls Argus LeaderAugust 26, 2014

A former Univesrity of South Dakota football player pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated identity theft after filing fraudulent tax refunds. Christopher Lundy now faces a mandatory sentence of two years in prison. Lundy was accused of being part of a ...more »

Metro woman has her photos, identity stolen on Facebook
KETV OmahaAugust 25, 2014

The next step was to file a police report, but since Partridge's name wasn't used, police say her identity technically wasn't stolen. Professor Lipschultz wants Partridge's experience to be a lesson to his students and everyone else. “Once something is ...more »

Residents Keep ID Theft Unit Busy
WLTX.comAugust 25, 2014

In fact, since October 2013, when the identity theft unit for the state Department of Consumer Affairs began operating, more than 3,300 people have called to talk about identity theft or some type of scam, some of which are attempts at identity theft...more »

Residents keep ID theft unit busy
Greenville NewsAugust 24, 2014

In fact, since October 2013, when the identity theft unit for the state Department of Consumer Affairs began operating, more than 3,300 people have called to talk about identity theft or some type of scam, some of which are attempts at identity theft...more »

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